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delayed the inauguration of cancer-stricken president hugo chavez. >> this is essentially a power play. behind that secrecy there is nothing but an attempt to ensure the continuity of the regime regardless of president chavez's presence. >> woodruff: and with five oscar nominations, we examine the controversy surrounding one of the most talked about new films yet to see a nationwide release; "zero dark thirty," about the hunt for osama bin laden. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: as unemployment, growth and budget concerns continue, the man who will
: we turn now to venezuela, where president hugo chavez was supposed to be inaugurated for a new term today but was instead out of the country. ray suarez has more on the reason for and controversy surrounding his absence and the future of his political movement. >> reporter: thousands of supporters descended on the presidential palace in the venezuelan capital, caracas, today, chanting and waving flags in a show of support for their ailing, absent president. venezuela is a country of 29 million people, an oil exporter subsidizing energy-hungry poor countries, like cuba and haiti. and it sends 800,000 barrels of oil a day to the u.s.-- its number one customer. president hugo chavez has led the nation for 14 years. his third term expires today. he won re-election in october and was supposed to be sworn in again today for another six years, as the constitution requires. but chavez suffers from aggressive, reoccurring cancer, hasn't been seen in public in a month and was too sick to return to venezuela from medical treatment in cuba. >> the illness of the president has been treated like
for kurds in turkey. >>> in venezuela, supporters celebrated the inauguration of hugo chavez even though it didn't happen. mr.chavez is still in cuba where he is recovering from cancer surgery and he hasn't made an appearance in months. >>> the family of killer whale trapped by ice now appear to be free. officials say the winds shifted and the ice moved and that allowed them to free themselves and reach open water. the pod of orcas had been taking turns rising for air. this morning the orcas were gone. >>> researchers say it had seau's brain had abnormalities similar to those with brain injuries. >>> baseball commissioner bud selig announced random testing will begin in the upcoming season. under the plan all players will be tested at least once. last year tests were only done during spring training. in the future, records will be kept of baseline testosterone to compare with random drug tests. >>> the nominations will be out, who will be competing for oscar gold. plus the count down is on. businesses and fans are gearing up for saturday's big game at candle stick. >>> temp >>> if you no
chavez even though it didn't happen. mr.chavez is still in cuba where he is recovering from cancer surgery and he hasn't made an appearance in months. >>> the family of killer whale trapped by ice now appear to be free. officials say the winds shifted and the ice moved and that allowed them to free themselves and reach open water. the pod of orcas had been taking turns rising for air. this morning the orcas were gone. >>> researchers say it had seau's brain had abnormalities similar to those with brain injuries. >>> baseball commissioner bud selig announced random testing will begin in the upcoming season. under the plan all players will be tested at least once. last year tests were only done during spring training. in the future, records will be kept of baseline testosterone to compare with random drug tests. >>> the nominations will be out, who will be competing for oscar gold. plus the count down is on. businesses and fans are gearing up for saturday's big game at candle stick. >>> temperatures are dropping. our chief meteorologist bill martin is coming up. he says the freezing
with afghan president on friday. >>> venezuelan officials say hugo chavez will not be able to attend his scheduled inauguration. the president of venezuela has been undergoing cancer treatment. >>> there are other stories making news around the world tonight. in peru a chinook helicopter crashed in the jungle killing the five americans and 2peruvian crew members on board. none of the americans were from california. the chopper was headed to an oil rigging location. witnesses say it lost control shortly after lift off. >>> in australia, scores of wildfires are burning in several states as temperatures soar to record highs. the fires have consumed tens of thousands of acres and dozens of homes. temperatures reached 113 degrees and could go even higher. as many as 100 people are unaccounted for in one town. but so far a search has revealed no bodies. >>> and in northern ireland, three police officers were injured in a fifth consecutive night of street fights. some 100 people have been arrested. the union jack used to be flown year round, now it is only displayed on 18 specific days. >>> the
when president obama meets with afghan president on friday. >>> venezuelan officials say hugo chavez will not be able to attend his scheduled inauguration. the president of venezuela has been undergoing cancer treatment. >>> there are other stories making news around the world tonight. in peru a chinook helicopter crashed in the jungle killing the five americans and 2peruvian crew members on board. none of the americans were from california. the chopper was headed to an oil rigging location. witnesses say it lost control shortly after lift off. >>> in australia, scores of wildfires are burning in several states as temperatures soar to record highs. the fires have consumed tens of thousands of acres and dozens of homes. temperatures reached 113 degrees and could go even higher. as many as 100 people are unaccounted for in one town. but so far a search has revealed no bodies. >>> and in northern ireland, three police officers were injured in a fifth consecutive night of street fights. some 100 people have been arrested. the union jack used to be flown year round, now it is only display
is relief. aspercreme. >>> late word that venezuelan president hugo chavez is battling a severe lung infection and has respiratory insuffici t insufficient. he hasn't been seen publicly since he had cancer surgery in cuba more than three weeks ago. he's scheduled to take the oath of office for a new six-year term in just a few days. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton has been out of the hospital for just about 24 hours now. she's continuing to recover at home from a blood clot in her head. the state department says she is looking forward to getting back to the office and plans to return next week. >>> and a terrifying ordeal on a partially frozen lake in arizona. two teens clung to a dead tree for roughly two hours waiting for rescuers to reach them. the ice started to crack after they ventured on to it. they were reportedly treated for mild hypothermia, a very close call. >>> new jobless numbers will be out tomorrow morning, financial an lers alysts are expecting li change in the unemployment picture. indeed many expect at best very slow improvement all year long. some career c
that venezuelan president hugo chavez is battling respiratory insufficiency. he's scheduled to take the oath of office for a new term in just a few days. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton has been out of the hospital for just about 24 hours now. she's continuing to recover at home from a blood clot in her head. the state department says she is looking forward to getting back to the office and plans to return next week. >> in arizona two teens clung to a tree for two hours waiting for rescuers to reach them. the ice started to crack after they ventured on to it. they were reportedly treated for mild hypothermia, a very close call. >> indeed many expect at best very slow improvement in the unemployment picture. some career counselors are urging clients to do all they can to keep their present jobs, even as they prepare for what is hoped to be more opportunities later in the year. tom foreman has more. >> career counselors are giving this message -- keep hanging on. >> i think individuals that have the advantage of having employment right now should make sure they're taking full advantage
of president hugo chavez. it was -- he was due to be sworn in for his next term in office on thursday but is still in hospital in cuba for cancer treatment. he will be inaugurated at a later date to because he is the sitting president who had been reelected. a commuter ferry hit a pier in lower manhattan. part of the dow was ripped open around 300 and -- and around 330 passengers and crew were on board. two were critically injured. the death of a certain after she was gang raped on a daily bus has prompted international outrage, but also internal debate about india's foust modernizing society. despite the country's advantage there are still well documented cases of female fetuses and female infants been killed. that is causing a shortage of and the trafficking of girls. at >> the man of india -- northern india are known for being strong, fit, and sigel. it is hard for them to find a bright here. that is because of it -- and illegal widespread practice that started around the time they were born female feticide abortion of baby girls. this frustration fuels crime across the country. we
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